Mayor Bill Finch today conducted a groundbreaking for construction of a new high school to replace the 90-year-old Harding on property owned by General Electric off Boston Avenue that he would like named Barack Obama High School. The school is scheduled for completion in 2018.
Entries Tagged as 'General Electric'
August 28th, 2015 · 38 Comments · Education, News and Events
August 17th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning
2011 mayoral candidate Jeff Kohut is lending his policy wonk ideas to Joe Ganim’s campaign. Kohut shares why he thinks Ganim should be elected. Bridgeport is, unarguably, a special place. Of course, it is known to the world as the home-base of P. T. Barnum – perhaps the best salesman and most imaginative businessman of […]
June 15th, 2015 · 1 Comment · News and Events, State Politics
WFSB 3 Connecticut MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough loves living in Connecticut. He’s just not crazy about the taxes. From his morning perch he has railed against state taxes that could drive corporate giants such as GE out of Connecticut. More from Face the State host Dennis House:
June 10th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Leaders of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council are urging its membership to contact legislative officials and the governor to rollback the tax increases adopted in the state budget. Fairfield-based General Electric has announced it may relocate its corporate headquarters as a result of the new taxes. The Connecticut General Assembly is expected to conduct a […]
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June 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
Following another major tax hike approved by the General Assembly, General Electric’s chief executive officer notified Connecticut employees “I have assembled an exploratory team to look into the company’s options to relocate corporate HQ to another state with a more pro-business environment.” The response from the top Democrat in the Senate, Martin Looney: Who cares.
June 2nd, 2015 · 20 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: A vote on the tax deal struck over the weekend was delayed Monday as legislative leaders sought revisions demanded by rebellious members, some in response to an outcry by major corporations over a tripling of a computer-services levy and an increase in other business and income taxes.
June 2nd, 2015 · 12 Comments · News and Events
Fairfield’s Democratic First Selectman Mike Tetreau, in an interview with Steve Krauchick From Doing It Local, weighs in on General Electric’s threat that the tax hikes backed by Governor Dan Malloy and the Connecticut General Assembly could force the town’s largest taxpayer to bail out of the state. GE, its headquarters located a stone’s throw […]
June 1st, 2015 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
The corporate suits at General Electric issued a strong warning today. New tax increases about to be approved in the state budget could cause the Fairfield-based company to say sayonara.
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